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Edition 31 July 2018

  • The Ring
    Sidelines

    The Ring

    Once there was a shepherd who found a magic ring.

  • Child Pride, Not Bride
    Outreach

    Child Pride, Not Bride

    Child marriage has caused too many Indonesian youngsters to lose their childhoods and the opportunity to finish school. The Central Statistics Agency’s data suggests that, as of 2016, 17 percent of children were already married. Minister of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Yohana Yambise is urging the parliament to revise the marriage law, to change legal minimum age of marriage from 16 years to 19 for women, and from 20 to 22 for men. Meanwhile, organizations and individuals working to prevent child marriage have taken to the field. The Karampuang Foundation in West Sulawesi and the Community Empowerment Research Foundation in South Sulawesi, to name a few, have launched a movement against child marriage through a number of initiatives, both by empowering local youths as well as women who were married as children. To welcome International Youth Day on August 12, Tempo English reports.

  • A Lawsuit for a drug
    Law

    A Lawsuit for a drug

    A cancer patient is suing President Joko Widodo because the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS) has rejected the medicine needed. This is not the first case.

  • Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Hamonangan Laoly: integrity is not something That is easy to find
    Law

    Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Hamonangan Laoly: integrity is not something That is easy to find

    IN less than four years serving as Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Yasonna Hamonangan Laoly has replaced the Warden of Sukamiskin Prison, Bandung, six times.

  • PAIN before Pleasure
    Law

    PAIN before Pleasure

    Sukamiskin inmates going on R&R is nothing new. Leave permits are a source of income for prison wardens and certain inmates. Choel Mallarangeng is allegedly involved.

  • National

    Third time’s the charm

    Jusuf Kalla summoned constitutional law experts in an attempt to challenge the term limits for vice-presidency. Jokowi apparently gave his nod.

  • Outreach

    A Brighter Future For Girl Children

    A group of women in South Sulawesi joined the movement to end child marriage. They envision a brighter future for the region’s young girls.

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  • Acting chief of the Jakafrta Supreme Audit Agency, Aryo Seto Bomantari: We only audit certain assets
    Investigation

    Acting chief of the Jakafrta Supreme Audit Agency, Aryo Seto Bomantari: We only audit certain assets

    The Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) in May gave an unqualified audit opinion (WTP) to the Jakarta administration for the 2017 financial statement.

  • An Unqualified Mess
    Investigation

    An Unqualified Mess

    The BPK has given an unqualified opinion on the Jakarta Government’s financial report for 2017. This highest rating for a financial audit follows a host of problems, especially for asset management, which prevented the city from obtaining this rating in 2013-2016. Tempo found many assets are missing and in danger of getting lost due to shoddy record keeping.

  • Double Standard Audit
    Opinion

    Double Standard Audit

    The Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) is accused of applying double standards in its audit of Jakarta’s finances. Several existing problems remain unresolved.

  • Inadequate Healthcare
    Opinion

    Inadequate Healthcare

    Unable to obtain the medicine she needed, a cancer patient is suing the Healthcare and Social Security Agency. The shortage of funds needs immediate solution.

  • No More Sukamiskin
    Opinion

    No More Sukamiskin

    Bribery at the Sukamiskin Jail proves that the special jails for corruptors fails to achieve its purpose. It needs to be totally revamped.

  • A Political Acrobatic
    Opinion

    A Political Acrobatic

    Political pragmatism is on the rise in the run up to the registration period for the 2019 presidential election.

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